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Superbugs found in overseas pork products

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:34 am | World Animal Protection

13 December 2018, LONDON — Bacteria resistant to antibiotics most critically important to humans has been found in pork from supermarket shelves in Spain, Brazil and Thailand. The routine overuse of antibiotics is propping up low-welfare practices in pig farming ... More >>

Maui Dolphin Death the Mandate for Change

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 4:39 pm | World Animal Protection

With another death of a critically endangered Māui dolphin on a west coast North Island beach, global animal welfare organisation World Animal Protection is shining an international spotlight on the critical status of the species, and the need for ... More >>

Live Export Cruelty Continues

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:50 pm | World Animal Protection

As another live shipment of animals leaves from the Port of Timaru this week, (departing 05/12/18)) global animal welfare organisation World Animal Protection, reminds the government and the public of New Zealand, that the battle to end this cruel practice ... More >>

Cow emissions devastate the environment daily

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 2:06 pm | World Animal Protection

Today (24/10/18) researchers from World Animal Protection are warning that farm animals around the world are causing devastating damage to the environment by burping and farting out immense amounts of greenhouse gas every day. More >>

More than half a million people call for KFC to end cruelty

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:37 am | World Animal Protection

17 October 2018: World Animal Protection has just delivered a petition (CDT 16 October) on – World Food Day – to the fast food giant’s global HQ in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. More >>

Thousands of animals urgently need help after deadly tsunami

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:05 pm | World Animal Protection

Thousands of animals including cattle, pigs, dogs and cats are struggling to survive after the tsunami hit Indonesia last Friday. Many area residents are dependent on animals for their livelihoods. More >>

Deaths of hundreds of olive ridley turtles in Mexico

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 3:35 pm | World Animal Protection

“A staggering 640,000 tonnes of lost, abandoned and discarded fishing gear – ghost gear - is left in our oceans each year and the plastic nets can take up to 600 years to decompose. More >>

Whale-watchers reminded to give marine mammals wide berth

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:22 am | World Animal Protection

30 August 2018: World Animal Protection is reminding the public to give visiting whales space. More >>

Tourism industry has a crucial role to play

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 12:06 pm | World Animal Protection

Tourism industry has a crucial role to play in protecting thousands of elephants • 9 in 10 kiwis agree that travel companies should avoid selling or promoting tourism activities (such as elephant rides) that cause animals to suffer • 12 August 2018: ... More >>

LPC puts cruise ships before endangered Pahu dolpins

Friday, 20 July 2018, 9:28 am | World Animal Protection

Construction work by the Lyttleton Port Company is putting cruise ships ahead of endangered dolphins, says global animal-welfare organisation World Animal Protection, even when alternative construction options are available to the company. More >>

Supermarket shoppers rethink buying pork

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:02 am | World Animal Protection

Pigs are amongst the most intensively farmed animals on the planet, suffering at every stage of their lives, and a new study for World Animal Protection has found that: More >>

The dark side of elephant rides

Friday, 7 July 2017, 11:07 am | World Animal Protection

07 July 2017: Three in four elephants in tourist entertainment venues across Asia are living in poor, unacceptable welfare conditions. More >>

War on marine litter

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:42 pm | World Animal Protection

06 JUNE 2017 NZT (05 June EDT) As a result of the first ever UN Ocean Conference, held in New York from June 5-9, 2017, New Zealand has pledged their support to the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), committing to address the significant amount ... More >>

TripAdvisor ends sale of cruel wildlife tourist attractions

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 2:42 pm | World Animal Protection

The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor today announced they will stop selling tickets to some of the cruelest wildlife activities. This decision comes less than six months after World Animal Protection launched a petition urging action – over ... More >>

The true scale of Thailand’s tiger selfie tourism

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 12:38 pm | World Animal Protection

International animal charity exposes the suffering behind the trend In the tragic wake of the scandal and closure of Thailand’s Tiger Temple, World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of abuse of captive tigers at the hands of Thailand’s tiger ... More >>

Protecting animals at Rio Olympics 2016

Monday, 18 July 2016, 1:10 pm | World Animal Protection

Rio de Janeiro, July 20, 2016 – International charity, World Animal Protection and the Organising Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced a partnership to keep the city’s animals safe in the run up to and during the Games. More >>

TripAdvisor profiting from cruel animal attractions

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:54 am | World Animal Protection

TripAdvisor is promoting and profiting from some of the world’s cruellest wildlife tourist attractions reveals global charity, World Animal Protection. More >>

The world’s cruellest animal attractions exposed

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:26 am | World Animal Protection

A ground breaking study has found that three out of four wildlife tourist attractions involve some form of animal abuse or conservation concerns as revealed by World Animal Protection in a report launching today (04/02/16). More >>

SeaWorld ending San Diego Orca Show

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 1:50 pm | World Animal Protection

“SeaWorld’s announcement today that it will end its infamous orca show in San Diego is an important first step for the company; performances using orcas and other marine mammals are highly cruel and contrary to these animals’ natural behaviors. ... More >>

Loopholese are driving tortoises towards extinction

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:35 am | World Animal Protection

The survival of the Indian Star tortoise is being threatened by a booming illegal trade, that causes extreme suffering to tortoises, due to a growing international demand for tortoises as exotic pets, wildlife experts warn today. More >>



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